Working Ninja
2014-04-05T17:40:11

Here’s the lowdown on how I setup my MAMP (Mac, Apache, MySQL and PHP) server for local web development and the steps I went through to create a development environment for a site already in production.

Configuring Apache

Apache comes preinstalled with OS X so I decided to stick with ...

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2015-01-02T18:01:19

Here’s the process I followed to get ImageMagick installed on a CentOS 5 DV Server over at Media Temple. I needed ImageMagick to convert PDFs to JPG files.

  1. yum install ImageMagick*
  2. pecl install imagick

    Here’s where I encountered the first hiccup:

    shtool at ‘/var/tmp/imagick/build/shtool’ does ...

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2017-07-12T19:50:17

Using IUS (Inline with Upstream Stable)--a nifty repository provided by EPEL--we can upgrade beyond PHP 5.4 by first removing our current version of PHP, installing our preferred version (5.6 in our case), and then restarting Apache:

$ sudo yum remove php-cli mod_php php-common

$ sudo yum ...

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2017-03-31T22:33:13
function sendWebhook($data) {
    $url = 'https://url/';
    $jsonDataEncoded = json_encode($data);
    $webhook = curl_init($url);
    curl_setopt($webhook, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
    curl_setopt($webhook, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $jsonDataEncoded);
    curl_setopt($webhook, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array('Content-Type: application/json'));
    $result = curl_exec($webhook);
}

$data = array(
    'key' => 'value'
);

sendWebhook($data);

Source: http://thisinterestsme.com/sending-json-via-post-php/

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